MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 147%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics156% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (67%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory25.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '21 at 10:33
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 67%
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 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700F-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Memory 94.7
1-Core 141
2-Core 280
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 966
91% 733 Pts
64-Core 1,539
103% 1,539 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Nvidia(10DE 146B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
156% Outstanding
Lighting 220
Reflection 211
Parallax 203
178% 211 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 156
Splatting 138
131% 163 fps
Poor: 123%
This bench: 156%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$48
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,682
Write 1524
Mixed 1,422
344% 1,542 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 62.8
219% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 414
DQ Write 524
DQ Mixed 661
445% 533 MB/s
Poor: 148% Great: 234%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$39
16GB free
Firmware: MS2OA7C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 51 85 90 76 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
42.9% Average
Read 98.8
Write 36.3
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 50.3
38% 51.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 29.9
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 46
SC Mixed 30.5
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 358 298 60 21.6" 1280 720 ENC2318 EV2116W
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 19,589 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 147%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 148%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,175
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